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Friday 22 April 2022

Word To Use Today: ploat.

 Ploat is word of Northeast England. It has two meanings, to beat or thrash, and to pluck the feathers of a bird.

painting by William Henry Hunt

I'm not sure how useful this word is, but it's a perfectly lovely one to say, and gives a professional pout in a selfie.


Try it and see.

Word To Use Today: ploat. This word comes from Flemish or Dutch, where ploten means to pluck the feather or fur.

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